Course Offering

Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations
Start Date:07/20/2012
End Date:07/22/2012
Time:7/20 6-10PM; 7/21 8AM-7PM; 7/22 8AM-7PM
Facility:Marshfield Fire Department
Legal studies:
Interpersonal perspectives:
Technical studies:12
Skill Development:12
Sponsor(s):Missouri Emergency Response Commission (MERC)
Description:This course meets the objectives of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2013 Edition), and OSHA 29 CFR 1910. 120. Topics will include:Chemical Properties and Hazardous Materials Behavior; Incident Management; Strategic Goals and Tactical Objectives; Terrorist Attacks, Criminal Activities, and Disasters; Personal Protective Equipment; Decontamination; Product Control; Air Monitoring and Sampling; Victim Rescue and Recovery; Evidence Preservation and Sampling; and Illicit Labs. Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam and completion of the State Certified Practical Skills.Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam and successful completion of the State Certified Practical Skills exam.

Pre-requisites – Hazardous Materials Awareness; and compliant with 29 OSHA 1910.134 and NFPA 1500 7.14.3 (no facial hair shall come in contact with the SCBA mask).Full Personal Protective Equipment required; Helmet, hood, gloves, boots, bunker pants, bunker coat, and SCBA; or Tyvek suit, boots, hard hat, gloves and SCBA
Please Note:
On 7/23/14 Post Control Number was changed from 1030090956 to 723140609 due to updated course to meet current standards.